E.ON suspends Facebook and Instagram advertising

The German utility joins an increasing number of corporates boycotting the social media platforms to protest hate speech and intolerance

Global corporates bought record 19.5GW of clean energy in 2019

More than 100 corporations in 23 different countries signed PPAs last year

Petition launches to get Facebook to unfriend fossil fuels for good

The movement, which has 3,968 signatories, hopes to see the social media giant stop advertising oil, coal and gas power

Starbucks procures 146MW renewable portfolio with a difference

Three wind and solar facilities in North Carolina, Oklahoma and Texas will provide clean power to more than 3,000 of the chain’s US stores

Facebook makes first direct investment into renewables

The social media giant will be the sole tax equity investor for a 379MW solar project in Texas

Facebook ‘likes’ renewables so much, it plans to go 100% clean by 2020

The social media giant has also promised to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 75% by this time

Facebook ‘friends’ Vattenfall for renewable energy

It is buying 100% of the electricity from three Norwegian wind projects to power its data centres in Denmark and Sweden

Facebook likes solar for New Mexico data centre

A renewable company based in New Mexico has been chosen for a solar project that will power Facebook’s data centre. Affordable Solar is to build a 30MW project for the social network’s data centre in Los Lunas. Construction of the first of three 10MW sites is expected to begin in mid-2017. The project will include […]

Facebook to build green data centre in Denmark

Facebook’s new data centre in Odense, Denmark will be fully powered by renewable energy. It will be the company’s eighth facility of its kind worldwide and the third outside the US. It will even use the cold Danish climate to cool its server rooms instead of air conditioning – cooling often uses as much as half of the power […]

Facebook’s solar-powered plane completes first flight

Facebook’s first solar-powered plane that will beam internet to remote parts of the world has successfully finished its first test flight. Owner of the social network Mark Zuckerberg yesterday announced the internet drone completed its first flight on 28th June. The Aquila drone flew for 96 minutes but was initially expected to fly only for […]